The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 57 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing DevOps 13 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.68% 2.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 3.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 0
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£350 £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
591 563 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.16% 74.97% 69.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 359 166
Average daily rate £365 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 10
Average hourly rate £17.46 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.16% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.45 £12.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £37.50 £19.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

DevOps
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region.

DevOps Daily Rate Trend in Wales

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Wales region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +6 9 £350 -6.66% 2
West Wales +2 4 £438 +25.00%
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing DevOps also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DevOps.

1 21 (95.45%) Linux
2 12 (54.55%) Puppet
3 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (45.45%) Ruby
4 10 (45.45%) MySQL
5 9 (40.91%) Perl
5 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
6 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 8 (36.36%) Java
6 8 (36.36%) Python
6 8 (36.36%) Configuration Management
7 7 (31.82%) Red Hat
7 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (27.27%) Hadoop
8 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (27.27%) Analytics
8 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
9 5 (22.73%) UNIX
9 5 (22.73%) Scrum
9 5 (22.73%) VMware
10 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
10 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (18.18%) Open Source
10 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
10 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
10 4 (18.18%) Ansible
10 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
11 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing DevOps also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DevOps. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) JBoss
1 2 (9.09%) Apache
1 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 2 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) Zope
2 1 (4.55%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.55%) PaaS
3 1 (4.55%) IaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) MySQL
2 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
3 6 (27.27%) Hadoop
4 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.09%) Subversion
3 2 (9.09%) JIRA
3 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.55%) RSpec
General
1 2 (9.09%) Electronics
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) XML
1 3 (13.64%) LAMP
2 2 (9.09%) JSON
2 2 (9.09%) VXML
2 2 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) Mason
3 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) Catalyst
3 1 (4.55%) CPAN
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Open Source
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Digital Media
3 2 (9.09%) User Experience
3 2 (9.09%) DTV
3 2 (9.09%) IVR
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (22.73%) UNIX
4 2 (9.09%) Windows
4 2 (9.09%) Fedora
4 2 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 8 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 6 (27.27%) Analytics
5 5 (22.73%) Scrum
6 3 (13.64%) TDD
6 3 (13.64%) SOA
6 3 (13.64%) Video Analytics
6 3 (13.64%) MapReduce
6 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (9.09%) Kanban
7 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Ruby
2 9 (40.91%) Perl
3 8 (36.36%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) Python
4 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
4 3 (13.64%) PHP
5 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) C
6 1 (4.55%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) Groovy
6 1 (4.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) Puppet
2 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (18.18%) Ansible
4 1 (4.55%) SELinux
4 1 (4.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Red Hat
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) Avaya
4 1 (4.55%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) Zend
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